Starbox – the Author Box for Humans <= 3.4.7 - Insecure Direct Object Reference

Improper Access Control
CVE CVE-2024-0366
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 30, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Sh


The Starbox – the Author Box for Humans plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Insecure Direct Object Reference in all versions up to, and including, 3.4.7 via the action function due to missing validation on a user controlled key. This makes it possible for subscribers to view plugin preferences and potentially other user settings.



Vulnerability Details for Starbox – the Author Box for Humans

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug starbox (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.4.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.4.7
Patched Version
  • 3.4.8

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